Category: Residential

New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

L3P Architekten has completed the new replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse 31 and 33. The Glättlistrasse neighbourhood, located in the Zurich district of Altstett, is a typical 1950s suburban development. The construction brief for this project was to replace four terraced houses and a kindergarten that was no longer needed with a single apartment house […]

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Joya \ Aura - Better Living by design

Joya \ Aura – Better Living by design

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

Egypt-based architectural firm Aura – Better Living by design has designed the Joya residential redevelopment. Joya is a neo-islamic stylized residential complex. The compound’s excellent location and facilities brings its residents the rare opportunity to familiarize with the surrounding. The superb landscape that soothes the residents bound together with the exclusivity and serenity of the complex […]

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Piratininga Sao Paulo \ OODA

Piratininga Sao Paulo \ OODA

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• October 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

In Sao Paulo, OODA were invited to design an iconic high-rise with 40 stories. The challenge was to merge in just one whole both tourist apartments and luxury residences with plenty of common spaces, gardens and sightseeings. + Project facts Piratininga Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2012 Team: Diogo Brito, Rodrigo Vilas-Boas, Francisco Lencastre, Duarte […]

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The Alemdag Housing \ Baraka

The Alemdag Housing \ Baraka

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• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The 6.000 m² plot is located on the edge of the city of Istanbul on the exact interface between the city and the surrounding forest. The first input for the housing complex was the location itself. This spot has been an important dynamic. It is where the urban texture starts to dissolve and the built environment […]

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Evry's project \ Beckmann-N'Thepe Architects

Evry’s project \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

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• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

This project is part of the scheme to reconsider urban identity in the Centre Urbain, the new neighbourhood that is the emblem of the future Evry. Rows, set back buildings, an interplay of terraces, and “urban windows” create an openness towards the heart of the small island. The heart of the development is a landscaped […]

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Merritt Crossing \ Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Merritt Crossing \ Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

Merritt Crossing is a new high-density, transit oriented development by a non-profit providing affordable apartments and services for low-income seniors in downtown Oakland. Located at the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood near the Lake Merritt BART station, the project transforms an abandoned gas station site by an interstate highway into a new community asset. The […]

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Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

An emerging trend in contemporary design is the blending of urban, natural and human elements to create a living space that is entirely unique. This can be seen in the planning and development of the Pointe-Nord neighborhood on Nuns’ Island, near Downtown Montreal. The neighborhood combines natural elements, such as parks and waterfront trails, with […]

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Elwood Townhouses \ Marcus O'Reilly Architects

Elwood Townhouses \ Marcus O’Reilly Architects

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (1)

Marcus O’Reilly Architects, a St. Kilda based practice, is proud to announce that their project 19 Ruskin Street, Elwood is the recent winner of both “Best New Development 1-5 storeys” and “Best Sustainable Development” in the Annual City of Port Phillip Design and Development Awards. This 5 unit medium-density housing development been designed to contribute […]

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Ben van Berkel / UNStudio designs the new UIC building ‘V on Shenton’ in Singapore

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio designs the new UIC building ‘V on Shenton’ in Singapore

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• August 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio have designed the new UIC building, ‘V on Shenton’, in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District. The former UIC Building dominated the city skyline as Singapore’s tallest building for many years since its completion in 1973 and was part of an important collection of towers located along Shenton Way […]

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108 dwellings in Polígono Aeropuerto  \ Enrique Abascal García

108 dwellings in Polígono Aeropuerto \ Enrique Abascal García

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• July 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The proposal starts with some conditions, housing: social, planning regulations: with quantitative and volumetric rules of a place: an area of expansion based on a pure model of growth without a special intention in forming a kind of city, and tight economic conditions. The proposal starts with some conditions, housing: social, planning regulations. Some quantitative […]

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